Monthly Archives: January 2013

Almost enough for two books

This morning I started the long journey of bringing order to the first draft of my crime novel – and I couldn’t resist doing a word count. I had expected roughly 100,000 to 120,000 words, but when I totted it … Continue reading

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Vorsprung durch Technik

The icy winds of austerity are tearing strips off Government and EU dignitaries if what’s happening in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, is anything to go by. I was out in Farmleigh with my the family on Saturday having a little picnic. Me and my wife … Continue reading

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First Draft Done

At around 11.30am today I finished the first draft of my crime novel. It’s hard to sum up how I feel exactly. I do feel excited, relieved, lighter. Happier even. But the anxiety is still there; the feeling that the … Continue reading

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